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Sherwood Boehlert

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First, we should not be opening our coasts, all of our coasts, to oil drilling when we have not taken the first step, not the first step, to conserve oil.


— Sherwood Boehlert


#conserve #drilling #first #first step #oil

About 60 percent of the oil consumed daily by Americans is used for transportation, and about 45 percent is used for passenger cars and light trucks.


— Sherwood Boehlert


#cars #consumed #daily #light #oil

And autos are not the only product that could be made more energy efficient if we just put in place sensible requirements. This is also true of many appliances and even of entire buildings.


— Sherwood Boehlert


#appliances #autos #buildings #could #efficient

But our energy woes are in many ways the result of classic market failures that can only be addressed through collective action, and government is the vehicle for collective action in a democracy.


— Sherwood Boehlert


#addressed #classic #collective #democracy #energy

Craft brewers are committed to promoting the safe and moderate consumption of their beverage, and work closely with their communities to prevent underage drinking and alcohol abuse.


— Sherwood Boehlert


#alcohol #beverage #closely #committed #communities

Let me start by emphasizing that I am open to efforts to expedite environmental procedures for true emergencies or in other clear cases where current laws are needlessly burdensome.


— Sherwood Boehlert


#burdensome #cases #clear #current #efforts

Mr. Speaker, the time for an increase in the minimum wage has not just arrived; it is long overdue.


— Sherwood Boehlert


#increase #just #long #minimum #minimum wage

Our oil problems are only going to get worse. Our trade balance is only going to get worse. So we have to slow the growth of U.S. oil consumption, particularly imported oil consumption.


— Sherwood Boehlert


#consumption #get #going #growth #imported

So the only way we're going to improve fuel economy or appliance efficiency swiftly and to the maximum extent practicable is if the government requires it.


— Sherwood Boehlert


#economy #efficiency #extent #fuel #fuel economy

The national minimum wage has not been increased in 9 years. By year's end, 21 States across America will have a minimum wage exceeding the Federal minimum wage.


— Sherwood Boehlert


#america #been #end #exceeding #federal






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Since 2007 Boehlert has remained active promoting environmental and scientific causes. Boehlert currently serves as a Senior Fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center. Due to his centrist views Time Magazine also recognized Boehlert as a “power center” on Capitol Hill and Congressional Quarterly named him one of the 50 most effective Members of Congress.

Sherwood "Sherry" Louis Boehlert (born September 28 1936) is a retired American politician from New York. In 2003 Utica Union Station was renamed in the Congressman's honor.

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